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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 4: by Mechanism of Support


 TABLE B-37.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS,
  BY TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT, IN ALL INSTITUTIONS ACCORDING TO HIGHEST DEGREE
                               GRANTED: 1975-94

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            |           |           | TRAINEE-  | RESEARCH  | TEACHING  |OTHER TYPES
    YEAR    |   TOTAL   |FELLOWSHIPS|   SHIPS   |ASSISTANT- |ASSISTANT- |OF SUPPORT
            |           |           |           |   SHIPS   |   SHIPS   |
            |           |           |           |           |           |
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            |                           ALL INSTITUTIONS
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            |           |           |           |           |           |
 1975 1/....|  202,457  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1976 1/....|  204,928  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1977 1/....|  206,521  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1978 2/....|       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1979 ......|  209,122  |   18,899  |   10,996  |   47,539  |   49,857  |   81,831
 1980 ......|  214,510  |   19,248  |   10,517  |   50,012  |   51,909  |   82,824
 1981 ......|  218,058  |   18,899  |   10,076  |   51,181  |   53,728  |   84,174
 1982 ......|  221,967  |   19,464  |    9,106  |   50,988  |   56,152  |   86,257
 1983 ......|  229,505  |   19,906  |    8,688  |   53,243  |   57,961  |   89,707
 1984 3/....|  231,067  |   20,149  |    8,582  |   55,858  |   59,006  |   87,472
 1985 3/....|  234,070  |   20,831  |    8,594  |   58,779  |   59,594  |   86,272
 1986 3/....|  242,857  |   21,401  |    8,502  |   63,587  |   60,220  |   89,147
 1987 3/....|  247,234  |   20,355  |    9,202  |   67,572  |   60,571  |   89,534
 1988 ......|  250,689  |   20,886  |    9,519  |   71,704  |   60,873  |   87,707
 1989 ......|  256,960  |   21,768  |    9,739  |   75,829  |   62,009  |   87,615
 1990 ......|  265,494  |   23,537  |   10,064  |   77,363  |   62,606  |   91,924
 1991 ......|  277,259  |   24,986  |   10,466  |   81,250  |   62,746  |   97,811
 1992 ......|  290,696  |   26,787  |   10,052  |   84,120  |   63,231  |  106,506
 1993 ......|  294,350  |   27,252  |   10,288  |   86,235  |   64,846  |  105,729
 1994 ......|  292,962  |   26,989  |   10,390  |   87,471  |   64,265  |  103,847
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            |                          DOCTORATE-GRANTING
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 1975 4/....|  190,974  |   30,724  |       NA  |   39,148  |   45,509  |   75,593
 1976 4/....|  193,467  |   29,681  |       NA  |   41,641  |   46,461  |   75,684
 1977 4/....|  193,720  |   30,168  |       NA  |   42,674  |   46,614  |   74,264
 1978 5/....|  188,664  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1979 ......|  195,492  |   18,562  |   10,778  |   46,729  |   47,733  |   71,690
 1980 ......|  200,585  |   18,911  |   10,256  |   49,081  |   49,765  |   72,572
 1981 ......|  204,493  |   18,527  |    9,873  |   50,205  |   51,694  |   74,194
 1982 ......|  208,865  |   19,044  |    8,915  |   50,025  |   53,788  |   77,093
 1983 ......|  215,286  |   19,412  |    8,502  |   52,148  |   55,512  |   79,712
 1984 ......|  216,207  |   19,628  |    8,360  |   54,673  |   56,534  |   77,012
 1985 ......|  219,550  |   20,363  |    8,400  |   57,734  |   57,265  |   75,788
 1986 ......|  228,178  |   20,909  |    8,295  |   62,465  |   57,950  |   78,559
 1987 ......|  232,330  |   19,884  |    9,032  |   66,433  |   58,433  |   78,548
 1988 ......|  236,759  |   20,409  |    9,356  |   70,528  |   58,793  |   77,673
 1989 ......|  242,604  |   21,287  |    9,608  |   74,482  |   59,903  |   77,324
 1990 ......|  249,796  |   23,049  |    9,937  |   75,823  |   60,383  |   80,604
 1991 ......|  260,480  |   24,514  |   10,264  |   79,560  |   60,434  |   85,708
 1992 ......|  272,395  |   26,230  |    9,842  |   82,387  |   61,050  |   92,886
 1993 ......|  275,689  |   26,712  |   10,053  |   84,356  |   62,784  |   91,784
 1994 ......|  274,333  |   26,520  |   10,155  |   85,317  |   62,155  |   90,186
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            |                          MASTER'S-GRANTING
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            |           |           |           |           |           |
 1975 1/....|   11,483  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1976 1/....|   11,461  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1977 1/....|   12,801  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1978 2/....|       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA  |       NA
 1979 ......|   13,630  |      337  |      218  |      810  |    2,124  |   10,141
 1980 ......|   13,925  |      337  |      261  |      931  |    2,144  |   10,252
 1981 ......|   13,565  |      372  |      203  |      976  |    2,034  |    9,980
 1982 ......|   13,102  |      420  |      191  |      963  |    2,364  |    9,164
 1983 ......|   14,219  |      494  |      186  |    1,095  |    2,449  |    9,995
 1984 3/....|   14,860  |      521  |      222  |    1,185  |    2,472  |   10,460
 1985 3/....|   14,520  |      468  |      194  |    1,045  |    2,329  |   10,484
 1986 3/....|   14,679  |      492  |      207  |    1,122  |    2,270  |   10,588
 1987 3/....|   14,904  |      471  |      170  |    1,139  |    2,138  |   10,986
 1988 ......|   13,930  |      477  |      163  |    1,176  |    2,080  |   10,034
 1989 ......|   14,356  |      481  |      131  |    1,347  |    2,106  |   10,291
 1990 ......|   15,698  |      488  |      127  |    1,540  |    2,223  |   11,320
 1991 ......|   16,779  |      472  |      202  |    1,690  |    2,312  |   12,103
 1992 ......|   18,301  |      557  |      210  |    1,733  |    2,181  |   13,620
 1993 ......|   18,661  |      540  |      235  |    1,879  |    2,062  |   13,945
 1994 ......|   18,629  |      469  |      235  |    2,154  |    2,110  |   13,661
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1/  PRIOR TO 1979, DATA ON SOURCE OF SUPPORT WERE NOT COLLECTED FROM
    MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS.
2/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED IN 1978.
3/  INCLUDES ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTIUTIONS, WHICH WERE
    SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH 1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES"
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
4/  PRIOR TO 1979, DATA ON TRAINEESHIPS WERE COMBINED WITH THOSE FOR
    FELLOWSHIPS.
5/  THE SHORT SURVEY FORM USED IN 1978 DID NOT REQUEST COMPLETE DATA ON
    TYPE OF SUPPORT.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING